Popular recipes tagged "perfect"http://code.activestate.com/recipes/tags/perfect/popular/2014-09-16T22:27:04-07:00ActiveState Code RecipesA Fun Perfect Square Checker Using Integer Arithmetic Only... ;o) (Bash) 2014-09-16T22:27:04-07:00Barry Walkerhttp://code.activestate.com/recipes/users/4177147/http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578934-a-fun-perfect-square-checker-using-integer-arithme/ <p style="color: grey"> Bash recipe 578934 by <a href="/recipes/users/4177147/">Barry Walker</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/arithmetic/">arithmetic</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/bash/">bash</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/check/">check</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/checker/">checker</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/cygwin/">cygwin</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/macbook_pro/">macbook_pro</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/math/">math</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/mathematics/">mathematics</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/perfect/">perfect</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/root/">root</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/square/">square</a>). </p> <p>A recent Python upload here gave me the inspiration to do a bash version... This is a little tongue-in-cheek but an enjoyable bit of fun.</p> <p>It took around 11 seconds to prove 90000000000 had a perfect square of 300000...</p> <p>It is a stand alone program and has a degree of INPUT error correction...</p> <p>It was done on a MacBook Pro, OSX 10.7.5, default bash terminal and should work on Linux flavours but it is untested...</p> <p>Enjoy finding simple solutions to often very difficult problems...</p> <p>Bazza...</p>